The soda machine in the background of this screenshot from _summer for the PlayStation 2 has shot straight to the top of my collection. No, literally — the underscore places it first alphabetically. [Source]
Caffeine and a little luck are all you’ll need to coach a women’s volleyball team to victory in Prism Court for the PlayStation 1! [Source]
If my years spent as an amateur detective have taught me anything, it’s that you don’t stand a chance of cracking the case of the Ghost Train in Akagawa Jirou no Yuurei Ressha for the NES if you’re under-caffeinated. [Source]
Every so often, you stumble across an awesome soda machine — like this one from Sakura Shrine Girls — and it tears the foundation on which you’ve built your life right out from under you. [Source]
For a game about a city with a giant whale floating over it, the soda machines from Saishū Shiken Kujira: Alive are surprisingly down-to-earth. [Source]
That dialog box is really getting in the way of admiring the soda machine from Natsuiro Komachi: Ichijitsu Senka for the PlayStation 2. [Source]
All video game soda machines are beautiful video game soda machines, including nondescript video game soda machines in the background of games like Memories Off: Sorekara Again for the PlayStation 2. [Source]
There’s a soda machine tucked away in the corner of this screenshot of Makeruna! Makendō Z for the PC-FX, NEC’s 32-bit follow-up to the TurboGrafx-16. [Source]
Hypnospace Outlaw is a detective game set on the Internet as we knew it (more or less) in the 1990s. Kotaku describes it as “a work of genius,” and it’s hard to disagree when you witness the subtle artfulness with which this soda machine is incorporated into the mise-en-scène.
Thanks for the screenshot, Ben!
Aside from the soda machine, this alley from Kizuna Toiu Na no Pendant with Toybox Stories is nothing to write home about. [Source]
Demonic corruption pervades nearly every corner of Devil May Cry 5, but these pristine soda machines shine on as beacons of hope in an otherwise dismal world. [Source]
Paint the town purple with these squid-friendly soda machines from Splatoon 2. Thanks for the screenshot, Zi!